Hagel to visit Turkey

imgU.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is due to visit Turkey on Monday for an official visit where he will meet with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a number of senior officials.

The two sides will discuss threats posed by the Islamic State (IS) and best possible ways to combat such a threat, as well as other regional crises.

Hagel’s visit comes at a time as Washington was stepping up its efforts to form an international coalition against IS, the source added.

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